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There Go the Vegas Buffets: Thanks Coronavirus!

There Go the Vegas Buffets: Thanks Coronavirus!

We knew it wouldn't be long until the dreaded Coronavirus began to take its toll on those world famous Las Vegas buffets. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/11/2020

Maryland Close to Allowing Sports Betting

Maryland Close to Allowing Sports Betting

The state of Maryland is inching closer to allowing licensed sports betting, including statewide mobile.  Currently residents can only wager at a select number of online sportsbooks licensed in other jurisdictions.  Many of these companies do not accept bets from Maryland residents due to prior law enforcement actions that originated from the state.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/10/2020

Nektan Online Casino Comparison Sites for 2020

Online Casino Comparison Sites for 2020

Google "Online Casino Comparisons" and you are bound to find hundreds of results.  Keep in mind that many of these pages are outdated.  This post is brought to you by Nektan casino comparison site Nektan.Casino with all major Nektan casinos listed.

Submitted by Payton on, Mar/10/2020

Betting on Sports America 2020 Postponed Until December

Betting on Sports America 2020 Postponed Until December

The Coronavirus has taken another victim in the world of business as Betting on Sports America has decided to postpone its April event in the Meadowlands until December.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/10/2020

Coronavirus Casino News March 10, 2020: Snaitech Retail Shops in Italy Shuttered

Coronavirus Casino News March 10, 2020: Snaitech Retail Shops in Italy Shuttered

Here is the latest news concerning Coronavirus and the impact on casinos worldwide - Tuesday March 10, 2020.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/10/2020

Sports Betting Launches in Illinois

Sports Betting Launches in Illinois

The Rivers Casino sportsbook opened today in Des Plaines, Illinois with Blackhawks announcer Eddie Olczyk laying down $100 on his hometown White Sox to win the American League pennant at 16-to-1 odds.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/09/2020

Bitcoin Gambling News March 9, 2020: What Caused Bitcoin Sharp Price Drop?

Bitcoin Gambling News March 9, 2020: What Caused Bitcoin Sharp Price Drop?

Below you will find all the latest news pertaining to Bitcoin and the world of online gambling.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/09/2020

Coronavirus Casino News March 9, 2020: Wall Street Betting on Two Vegas Casinos During Crisis

Wall Street Betting on Two Vegas Casinos During Crisis

Wall Street banks aren’t letting the spread of the coronavirus in the U.S. get in the way of a planned $2 billion property bond financing for the MGM Grand and Mandalay Bay casino and hotel properties in Las Vegas.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/09/2020

Gambling and Sports Betting News March 9, 2020: Illinois Sports Betting Kicks Off Today

Gambling and Sports Betting News March 9, 2020: Illinois Sports Betting Kicks Off Today

The Rivers Casino in Des Plaines has received initial approval to offer sports betting in the state of Illinois starting today March 9, 2020 just in time for March Madness.  The Tournament tips off March 17.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/09/2020

How Good is Americas Bookie: Players Speak

How Good is Americas Bookie: Players Speak

"Underrated", "impressive", "outstanding", these are just some of the things being said about Americas Bookie.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/09/2020

MoPlay No Pay as Company Becomes Insolvent

Company admits inability to pay following gaming license suspension

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/08/2020

Major Operator CEOs Confirmed for Betting on Sports America 2020

Major Operator CEOs Confirmed for Betting on Sports America 2020

Betting on Sports America 2020’s status as the unmissable forum where all the key players gather to learn about future developments in the US sports betting industry has been further enhanced by a stellar line-up for the event’s CEO panel.

Submitted by Press Release on, Mar/06/2020

Can I Bet on Bovada From South Dakota?

Can I Bet on Bovada From South Dakota?

Bovada and other sites are accessible from South Dakota and soon voters will decide whether to allow sports betting in Deadwood after the House on Tuesday March 2, 2020 passed a proposal to put the question on the November ballot.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/04/2020

Gambling and Sports Betting News March 3,, 2020: Coronavirus Wipes Out Business in Gambling Capital of World

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Tuesday March 3, 2020.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/03/2020

Gambling and Sports Betting News February 28, 2020: Gambling.com Group Hit With Regulatory Headwinds, Google Algorithm Change

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Friday February 28, 2020.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/28/2020

Coronavirus Hasn't Affected Vegas Tourism....Yet....

Coronavirus Hasn't Affected Vegas Tourism....Yet....

There are no reports of major disruptions in Las Vegas though Southern Nevada tourism officials are watching the situation closely.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/27/2020

Mr Green Slapped With £3m Fine

The William Hill owned online gambling firm Mr. Green has been ordered to pay £3m in failing to comply with problem gambling and money laundering checks.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/27/2020

Gambling and Sports Betting News February 27, 2020: Playtech Warns of Coronvirus Impact

Online gambling firm Playtech PLC (LON:PTEC) said that the coronavirus could negatively impact results for 2020, as profits also fell in 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/27/2020

Markets Getting Decimated Amidst Coronavirus Concerns: Gaming Stocks Hit Hard

Markets Getting Decimated Amidst Coronavirus Concerns: Gaming Stocks Hit Hard

Dow down more than $900 Monday morning, many casino stocks down more than 4%

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/24/2020

Maine sports betting legalization falls through

Maine sports betting legalization falls through

Maine was hoping to see the changes in its existing betting regulations, with the preposition made during the 2020 legislative session that would have finally legalized sports betting in the state. The legislation wanted to allow Maine’s existing gambling facilities to partner up with third-party betting operations, creating thousands of opportunities for digital sportsbooks to get a license to operate in Maine.

Submitted by Payton on, Feb/21/2020

New Age Gambling: The Future with Cryptocurrency

New Age Gambling: The Future with Cryptocurrency

The online global gambling market is set to grow at a compounded annual growth rate of 8.77% in the run to 2024.  Technology, including the proliferation of faster internet, smartphones, and artificial intelligence, will play a crucial part in this growth. 

Submitted by Payton on, Feb/18/2020

Matchbook Betting Exchange UK License Suspended

Matchbook Betting Exchange UK License Suspended

The United Kingdom Gaming Commission has temporarily suspended the license of Matchbook betting exchange for reasons that are not yet clear.  All betting has ceased as a result.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/17/2020

Gambling and Sports Betting News February 15, 2020: Ladbrokes Hit With Record Fine

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Saturday February 15, 2020.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/15/2020

Longtime MGM Resorts CEO Jim Murren to Step Down

Longtime MGM Resorts CEO Jim Murren to Step Down

MGM Resorts International’s longtime chairman and chief executive officer, Jim Murren, plans to step down before his contract expiresMurren, 58, has served as CEO since 2008 and will stay on board until a successor is named.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/13/2020

Action Network & XFL Form Sports Betting Content Partnership

Action Network & XFL Form Sports Betting Content Partnership

The XFL and The Action Network have announced a sports betting content partnership. As part of the collaboration, The Action Network becomes a preferred source of XFL betting analysis and information and will provide sports betting content for the league’s website at XFL.com.

Submitted by Press Release on, Feb/13/2020

At Least 200 Sickened at Casino by Norovirus

At Least 200 Sickened at Casino by Norovirus

An outbreak of norovirus at a southwestern Louisiana casino has left at least 200 people sick and has prompted an investigation by state health officials.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/09/2020

Where Can I Bet the Super Bowl Online From Massachusetts?

Where Can I Bet the Super Bowl Online From Massachusetts?

You can bet the Super Bowl online from Massachusetts with any number of international sportsbooks eager to take your bet.  Many of these online sportsbook sites have been around for nearly 22 years.  Las Vegas-based sportsbooks do not accept online bets from out of state at this time.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/31/2020

Gambling and Sports Betting News January 29, 2020: Barstool Sports Confirms Sale to Penn National

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Wednesday January 29, 2020.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/29/2020

Why the bet 10 get 30 offer is so popular with 888Sport, Betfred and Betway

Every so often a promotion, special offer or feature arrives on the scene that proves to be an instant hit with both bookmakers and bettors. Previous examples of this was both teams to score, the risk-free bet and cash out. Each of these changed the industry forever, transforming how we gamble on our favourite sports and raising the expectations of punters.

Submitted by Payton on, Jan/28/2020

Gambling Stocks Hit By Coronavirus Fears

Gambling Stocks Hit By Coronavirus Fears

The Coronavirus is sending stocks plummeting and gambling companies appear to be among the hardest hit.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/27/2020

Breaking News

Bettors Sue Bob Baffert Amid Medina Spirit Drug Test Fallout

Bettors Sue Bob Baffert Amid Medina Spirit Drug Test Fallout

Trainer Bob Baffert is facing two lawsuits from gamblers claiming they lost money lost money due to his "illegal, drug-induced win by Medina Spirit."

Midnight Bourbon New Favorite to Win Preakness Stakes

Midnight Bourbon New Favorite to Win Preakness Stakes

BetOnline has instilled Midnight Bourbon as the new Preakness Stakes favorite based on the race day action coming in.  He had been at 5-1 odds the day prior.

2021 Preakness Stakes Morning Odds

2021 Preakness Stakes Morning Odds

The Preakness Stakes morning odds hadn't changed much from the day prior with Medina Spirit favored and Concert Tour having relatively short odds.